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December 3, 2012
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Midnight Oil, RIT’s newest coffee shop, debuted last week in the Crossroads building. more »
Today’s Top Stories
Online MBA program’s social media efforts honored
The E. Philip Saunders College of Business program is listed in OnlineMBAPage.com’s “Top 10 Most Social Media Friendly Online MBA Schools.” more »

Engineering alumnus to discuss racing industry
Lynn Bishop shares “lessons learned” developing systems that propel Formula, Indy and NASCAR race teams as part of the Kate Gleason College of Engineering Dean’s Alumni Speaker Series on Thursday. more »

RIT & RGHS Alliance
Imaging center opens
As part of the Ambulatory Care affiliate group of Rochester General Health System, the Imaging Center at Alexander Park was recently opened. RIT and RGHS collaborate on educational and research programs. more »

Featured Video
story photoRIT Big Shot Fundraiser
RIT’s annual Big Shot photo project is headed to Cowboys Stadium on March 23, 2013. The School of Photographic Arts and Sciences’ faculty and staff got in the hot seat of a dunking booth on a cold, windy day in October to raise money to send students to Arlington, Texas. watch video »

Tiger Hockey
Tough weekend for men, women
The men’s hockey team dropped a heartbreaker on Sunday, falling to Air Force 3-2 in overtime. The women’s team dropped its third straight contest, losing 8-2 to North Dakota on Saturday. more »

Sports News
Men’s swimming/diving finishes fourth
The men’s swimming and diving teams finished fourth out of eight teams at the 2012 Liberty League Swimming and Diving Championships hosted by RIT at Judson Pool. Sophomore diver John Tellgren was named Co-Diver of the Year. more »

RIT in the News
Democrat and Chronicle
Christmas tree farmers in Rochester area cautiously optimistic
Amit Batabyal, the Arthur J. Gosnell Professor in Economics, quoted more »

Henrietta Post
PUSH Physical Theatre and NTID students to debut two new works
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Henrietta Post
Notable Name: Grover Swartzlander named editor-in-chief of Journal of Optical Society
Grover Swartzlander, joint associate professor of imaging science and physics, featured more »

Bye-bye, mouse. Hello, mind control
Reynold Bailey, assistant professor of computer science, quoted more »

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Upcoming Events
Open forum: University-wide strategic plan for sustainability, noon–1:30 p.m. Dec. 4, Student Innovation Hall

Open forum: Cost containment report feedback, 2–3:30 p.m. Dec. 4, Webb Auditorium

Open forum and presentation: Tobacco-free campuses, Ty Patterson, director of the National Center for Tobacco Policy, 3:30–5 p.m. Dec. 4, Ingle Auditorium

Gray Matter series: “Race: What’s the Difference?” 6:30 p.m. Dec. 4 (register here)

Open forum: University-wide strategic plan for sustainability, noon–1:30 p.m. Dec. 5, SAU Reading Room

Information session: Study abroad scholarship and fellowship opportunities, 3–5 p.m. Dec. 5 and noon–2 p.m. Dec. 6, Study Abroad & Fellowships Office, Global Village

Book talk: Words Made Flesh, R.A.R. Edwards, chair, history department, 4:30 p.m. Dec. 5, Wallace Center Idea Factory

Conable Lecture Series: “Sanctifying American Landscape: Hindu Settlers and Unsettlers,” Corinne Dempsey, Nazareth College, 5 p.m. Dec. 5, Carlson Auditorium

Information session: Study abroad scholarship and fellowship opportunities, noon–2 p.m. Dec. 6, Study Abroad & Fellowships Office, Global Village

more events »

Men’s hockey: Air Force 3, RIT 2 (OT)

Women’s hockey: North Dakota 8, RIT 2 (Dec. 1)

Men’s basketball: Geneseo 67, RIT 58 (Dec. 1)

Women’s basketball: RIT 67, Nazareth 45 (Dec. 1)

Wresting: RIT Invitational, 7th of 11 teams (Dec. 1)

Women’s hockey: North Dakota 3, RIT 2 (Nov. 30)

more scores »

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